Legal Services Commission (Disclosure of Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2001

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2001/857

2001 No. 857

LEGAL SERVICES COMMISSION, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Legal Services Commission (Disclosure of Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2001

Made 8th March 2001

Laid before Parliament 12th March 2001

Coming into force 2nd April 2001

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 20(2) of the Access to Justice Act 19991, makes the following Regulations:

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Legal Services Commission (Disclosure of Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 and shall come into force on 2nd April 2001.

S-2 Amendments to the Legal Services Commission (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 2000

Amendments to the Legal Services Commission (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 2000

Amendments to the Legal Services Commission (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 20002

2. After regulation 5 of the Legal Services Commission (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 2000 the following shall be inserted:

S-6

6. The Commission shall not disclose to the prosecuting authority any information which:

(a) is in connection with the defence of the individual concerned; and

(b) may be used for the purposes of the prosecution of that case.”.

Irvine of Lairg , C.

C.

Dated 8th March 2001

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Legal Services Commission (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 2000 so as to prohibit the Commission from disclosing to the prosecution any information in connection with the defence which may be used for the prosecution of the case.


(2) S.I.2000/442.

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